Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. to be Released from Halfway House Monday

by #teamEBONY

Jesse Jackson Jr. could be home as early as Monday to serve the last three months of his prison term on home detention, sources told… Read More

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They Are Us: Remembering the Victims

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They Are Us: Remembering the Victims

by #teamEBONY

They are us. Their spirits were connected with ours simply by being born gloriously Black and they are still us, the nine beautiful… Read More

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

by Kali Nicole Gross

On June 17, 2015, the New York Times quote of the day outrageously suggested that Rachel Dolezal had found a way to “match… Read More

Roof Planned Shooting for Months

Roof Planned Shooting for Months

by #teamEBONY

On Thursday night, newly published interviews with those who knew alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof provided disturbing details… Read More

The Deadly History of “They’re Raping Our Women”

"Rape" as Justification for Racism

by Slate

Amid his Wednesday night rampage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina—killing nine people—21-year-old… Read More

Thugs and Terrorists Have Attacked Black Churches for Generations

A History of Terrorizing Black Churches

by The Atlantic

Late Wednesday, after a gunman murdered nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, many felt shock and anger that stoked memories… Read More

8 S.C. victims named, including part-time pastor

Names of Victims in Church Shooting Released

by #teamEBONY

Among the nine dead at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., was the Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton… Read More

Loretta Lynch Formally Sworn In on Frederick Douglass’s Bible

Loretta Lynch Sworn In

by #teamEBONY

Loretta Lynch was formally sworn in as attorney general today, after a busy two months involving FIFA, civil rights in Baltimore… Read More

Criminal Neglect

Baltimore Police Refusing to Police

by Slate

You have a choice: You can have brutal, abusive policing. Or you can have no policing at all. That’s the implied message from… Read More

9 dead in ‘hate crime’ shooting at historic African American church in Charleston

Nine Killed in Hate Crime at Black Church

by The Washington Post

Police widened the search Thursday for a gunman who opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer service at a historic African… Read More

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